Imagine this – being mauled by flesh-eating zombies, performing a séance to communicate with a demon, catching yourself face to face with a wild tiger in the wilderness or even trying to save the world from impending doom. Let your imagination run wild as you strive for survival in the most unwanted situations.
With the new seasons of American Horror Stories and The Walking Dead coming onto Star on Disney+ this month, we’ve put together a list of the Ultimate Survival Themed Shows to get your hearts racing!!
Surviving the supernatural
American Horror Stories S1
In the much-anticipated series of terrors produced by Ryan Murphy following nine terrifying seasons of American Horror Story, catch Matt Bomer, Gavin Creel, Kaia Gerber and many more as they survive the horrors of a murder house in a series of self-contained anthological episodes.
Based on the Marvel Comics characters, Helstrom follows Daimon and Ana Helstrom, the children of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity with their own attitude and skills.
Surviving the zombies
The Walking Dead S11
In the final season of The Walking Dead, catch the remaining survivors from the apocalypse living in Alexandria as they struggle to refortify and feed the increasing number of residents – including survivors from the fall of the Kingdom and the burning of the Hilltop.
The Maze Runner Trilogy
Through a science-fiction dystopian action adventure, The Maze Runner trilogy follows a group of teenagers, also known as “gladers”, trapped in a maze with no memory of the outside world other than dreams about an organization known as WCKD (World Catastrophe Killzone Department). Following their efforts to escape the treacherous maze, the gladers have yet to face their challenge yet – to avoid WCKD and the deadly Flare virus.
Surviving the wilderness
The Jungle Book
A live-action remake of Disney’s animated classic. The Jungle Book goes on a wild adventure with Mowgli, a man-cub raised by a family of wolves as he explores an epic journey of self-discovery that leads to an adventure of valuable life lessons.
From the Oscars® winning Director, Danny Boyle, he tells the incredible true story of Aron Ralston, played by James Franco, an avid mountaineer exploring a remote canyon in Utah. While climbing, he loses grip and falls, knocking a boulder which traps his right arm against a wall. He begins recording a video diary using his camcorder to maintain morale but is forced to make a terrible decision that enables his survival.
Surviving an apocalypse
Independence Day: Resurgence
Twenty years following the devastating interstellar war against alien invaders, Earth is faced with a new extraSolar threat. Jeff Goldblum returns as David Levinson, the director of the Earth Space Defense program, preparing brave heroes to save the world from extinction.
The Day After Tomorrow
After climatologist Jack Hall’s (Dennis Quaid) environmental concerns and research were ignored by the United Nations officials, a sudden global ice-age threatens the world. Jack undertakes a dangerous trek to New York City, travelling by foot from Philadelphia to save his son from the disaster.